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Summer Road Trip In Style

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Summer road trip. Well it’s official. Our final destination has been planned, the hotel has been booked and we are embarking on a summer road trip. Those two words alone fill me with excitement. It’s completely unpredictable, you never know what you are going to see or where the road might take you.  I find that it’s always best to go with an open heart and an open mind.

I have many wonderful memories of traveling  with my family. First there would be a huge fight in the morning as everyone got ready to go. Then with a cooler packed to the brim with food, we’d set out on our journey. Before we were even out of the driveway, it never failed that one of us would announce that we were hungry and the cucumbers and hard boiled eggs would be brought out. Ahhh, the memories!

Now that I’m older and can plan my own trips, some things have changed. I’m much more organized and although the morning is usually frenzied my hubby and I never fight. We do, however, observe the family tradition of sitting down for a second before leaving our home and lucky for us there’s a coffee shop on the ground floor of our building. Here’s a question for all my lovely Russian readers. I was always told that there’s a Russian tradition which says that it is good luck to sit down (preferably on your luggage) before leaving for a trip. Have any of you heard this before? I’m dying to know the origin of this tale.

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I always have so much fun packing for a summer road trip. If I’m flying somewhere, I have no trouble packing light but it’s so much easier (and more fun) to be able to bring a bunch of ‘just in case’ outfits. Some of my staple accessories are a great pair of wedges for hours of walking, a hat to protect me from the sun and of course a pair of my favorite sunnies. I also can’t forget a great tote that’s big enough for my camera and a light summer scarf just in case the evenings are cool.

What are your essentials for a summer road trip? I still have time to pack more stuff……


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  1. I’m sure you will have a lot of fun!
    Come back soon to visit me on Cosa Mi Metto???
    Win your favorite pair of sunglasses!!

    1. Thank you, I can’t wait!

    1. They really are aren’t they! I can’t wait.

    1. Thank you!

  2. Oooh dear! What a fun is a road trip!!! I love too!!

    I share your essentials!! But also I’d add a hat I never go out without … 🙂

    Have fun and make many pictures!!!!
    Kisses & hugs
    Lady Trends

    1. Agreed! I’m definitely bringing at least one hat but probably 2 or 3!

  3. Deepali Suryawanshi

    What a great road trip..I also need to have some good tunes for my road trip…and also some fruits!

    1. Fruit! What a great idea. Oh, we’ll probably stop at some farmers markets along the way!

  4. So exciting!

    1. Always love a great road trip!

  5. Paola Lauretano

    Amazing road trip Caroline!!!!!
    Have a good time!!!!
    Love & hugs!

    1. Thank you so much!

  6. hello!!!! looks like you´re having a great summer time…

    1. Ha! I will soon!

  7. A road trip sounds like the perfect way to start summer! Looking forward to your blogs along the way…

    1. Oh they’ll be coming! Road trips always make me think of summer.

  8. Oh how fabulous!!! Road trips are the best!! Have a great time..

    1. Thanks! I’m so excited to be posting from the road!

  9. Your recollection brought back memories for me, too… we always had the early morning, pre-takeoff blow up at our house, too (usually between sisters and usually involving who got to sit where in the car, or who had the privilege of choosing the radio station).

    Are you going to do some wine tasting on the trip? Those grapes look good!!

    1. Ha! It’s funny that it’s all about the family fights….. We’re going to Portland so yes there will definitely be a lot of wine tasting!

  10. I love road trips! We just came back from one..but with two little kids our road trips have taken on a new meaning, lol.
    Enjoy! XOXO Natasha

  11. I love road trips! I need snacks, comfy but cute clothes, and my Trey Songz CD! lol

    1. Snacks are a definite must!

  12. I love summer trip! your outfit is very comfortable and beautiful!

  13. I love your pictures! Are really amazing <3

    I'm following you on bloglovin' 🙂 Would you like to do the same for me?

    Greetings from Poland!

    1. Thank you so much. Will stop by your blog!

  14. I’m following on Google + and facebook too 🙂 xx

  15. miss Margaret Cruzemark

    Best wishes for a safe ang great road trip honey!
    Miss Margaret Cruzemark

    1. Oh thank you so much!

  16. Jamie "ChatterBlossom"

    Oh my gosh, I’m soooo excited for you!! Can’t wait to see photos and hear all about your adventures!!

    1. I just love traveling to new cities and the fact that I get to report on it makes it so much more fun.

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